Civil War Memory: Charlottesville and Beyond, University of Virginia, John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History

Civil War Memory: Charlottesville and Beyond Please join us for the second meeting in the History Department’s ongoing Public Conversation Series: “Civil War Memory:  Charlottesville and Beyond”: A Conversation with Gary Gallagher, John Mason and Elizabeth Varon. The event is free… Continue Reading Civil War Memory: Charlottesville and Beyond, University of Virginia, John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History

Introducing a New Feature, Field Dispatches! by Kristen Epps

Beginning this month, Muster is launching an exciting new feature called Field Dispatches. We have recruited a team of talented correspondents—each with a different historical focus and perspective—who will write posts that provide fresh insight into the Civil War era. In each dispatch, correspondents… Continue Reading Introducing a New Feature, Field Dispatches! by Kristen Epps

By the Standard of Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment, Trump’s Would be a No-Brainer by Patrick Rael

A President came to office under a cloud, to help govern a badly divided nation. But he squabbled with his own party, which controlled both houses in Congress, and abused the pardon power in ways that emboldened white supremacists and… Continue Reading By the Standard of Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment, Trump’s Would be a No-Brainer by Patrick Rael

Tuckered Out: Let’s Correct the Record on the History of Slavery and Abolition by Patrick Rael

The contemporary moment is witnessing a disgraceful outpouring of violent racism, emboldened by an erratic President who has made the White House a bully pulpit for white supremacy. As disheartening as this is, it is occasioning an extraordinary amount of history… Continue Reading Tuckered Out: Let’s Correct the Record on the History of Slavery and Abolition by Patrick Rael